Afghan women challenge Taliban

Tel Aviv [Israel], September 13 (ANI): As the Taliban continue to tighten their grip on Afghanistan, reports of harassment and brutalities against women have started emerging from the country.

Despite the grave threat from the outfit, scores of women are holding demonstrations in cities across the country, demanding rights being denied to them.

Writing for The Times of Israel, geopolitics expert Fabien Baussart said that the current state of affairs in the country is contrary to promises made by the group.

“All this go against the earlier promises made by the Taliban before capturing Kabul that it would respect women’s rights and allow them to access education and work. This has made women furious, leading them to start a fight with the Taliban to protect their rights,” said Baussart, President of Center of Political and Foreign Affairs.

Last week, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) had asked the Taliban to cease detaining…

Read full article…